Specialty Camp

Playmakers Theater Program with Youngstown State University
June 12- June 23 (Special two week camp)

Camp JCC Playmakers Theater returns for its fifth year. This specialty camp runs in collaboration with YSU’s Department of Theater and Dance. Our two week program will give campers an exciting taste of the theatrical world with a focus on acting, set construction and costume design. The culmination of the program will be a performance staged by the participants. Campers will also take part in afternoon swimming.
Ages 8-14
Maximum: 30 campers
$265/Member | $355/Non Member

NEW! Cheer Camp with CheerTime Athletics
June 19 – June 23
Learn the fundamentals of cheer and tumble from CheerTime Athletic’s educated and award winning staff who are known for working with over 60 local cheer teams and their own competitive Dream Team All-Stars. Campers will be learning a routine throughout the week to perform live in front of an audience at the Mahoning Valley Scrappers baseball game on Thursday, June 22!
(Game time TBD but will be after camp hours)
Ages 7-14
Maximum: 25 campers
$190/Member | $255/Non Member

Basketball Camp
June 26-June 30
Coach Javon Snipes will lead this camp as he uses his expertise to teach campers the basics of basketball with a primary focus on ball-handling, shooting and proper footwork. Coach Snipes played college basketball at Northern New Mexico College and Nebraska Christian College. He has also been a Varsity Boys Basketball Coach at Howland, Sharon, and Matthews High Schools, and is currently the Varsity Coach at John F. Kennedy. All skill levels welcome!
Ages 8-14
Maximum: 30 campers
$190/Member | $255/Non Member

3D Printing Camp
June 26- June 30
INVENTORcloud and America Makes will introduce campers to the exciting world of 3D printing. Campers will gain hands-on experience designing and manufacturing their own 3D printed creations. Each camper will design, build and keep several parts and assemblies they have created.
Ages 8-14
Maximum: 13 campers
$190/Member | $255/Non Member

Lego Camp
July 3- July 7 (No camp on Tuesday, July 4th)
Campers will get the chance to build their own world as they construct various large scale Lego models. Campers will be divided into small groups and work together as a team to complete their Lego sets. They will learn the value of team work while having fun at the same time! We welcome campers of all ages and skill levels.
Ages 6-14
$190/Member | $255/Non Member

Martial Arts Camp
July 10- July 14
Martial Arts camp strives to develop character, personality, positive attitudes and characteristics in its students that enable them to reach their goals. With Camp JCC’s partnership with GTA Martial Arts in Girard, Ohio, participants will receive hands-on training from Martial Arts masters and learn many life lessons to be heroes at home and in public. All skill levels are welcome.
Ages 6-14
Maximum: 13 campers
$190/Member | $255/Non Member

NEW! Sports Camp
July 17 – 21
If you’re a sports fan who wants to be active and have fun at the same time, this is the camp for you! We will head to Creekside Golf Dome each day and participate in rotations of different sports including Flag Football, Wiffle Ball, Golf and Soccer. This is a co-ed camp and all skill levels are welcome!
Ages 7-14
$190/Member | $255/Non Member

Magic Camp
July 17- July 21
Have you always wanted to know how to perform like a magician? Well, now you can learn some of their secrets! With over 50 years of magic experience, magician Tom Craven will teach campers amazing close-up magic tricks that prove that the hands are quicker than the eye! Mr. Craven is a member of the Youngstown Magic Club and the author of “My (Almost) Fifty Years in Magic.”
Ages 8-14
Maximum: 15 campers
$190/Member | $255/Non Member

Mad Science Camp – NASA: Journey into Outer Space
July 24 – July 28
From our Earth’s atmosphere to the outer reaches of our solar system, this hands-on program sends them on a quest for exploration! Comets, planets, stars and more are all waiting to be discovered. Learn about the four forces of flight, the challenges of space travel, and participate in a rocket launch!
Ages 7-14
Maximum: 25 campers
$190/Member | $255/Non Member

Circus of the Kids
July 31 – August 4 (Auditions held on Sunday, July 30)
The JCC welcomes back the amazing Circus of the Kids! You won’t find a camp like this anywhere else in Youngstown. In one week, campers will be challenged to do things beyond their wildest dreams. They will learn and practice the art of trick roller skating, trapeze and other amazing routines from circus professionals! Campers will audition on Sunday, July 30 and be placed in small groups where the circus staff will work with them one on one on their assigned circus act. At the week’s end, complete with costumes and makeup, the kids will proudly present a full-fledged circus performance for their fellow campers and then two more performances for family and friends. Don’t miss this exciting and unique experience! To learn more about Circus of the Kids visit www.circusofthekids.com. Please note: Some camper rehearsal times will be scheduled past the end of the camp day into the evening. Campers in this specialty camp will not participate in swimming during the week.
Ages 6-14 (Limited space for age 6)
$220/Member | $295/Non Member

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